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Amazon created a special version of Alexa for hotels. Image courtesy of Amazon. This week in IoT news, Kevin and I talk about AT&T’s plans to launch an NB-IoT network. Then we talk about the...

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Credit: Amazon Looking back at the last two Consumer Electronics Shows, you can see a tremendous focus on voice assistants. However, there was a key difference between the 2017 and 2018 shows: Amazon...

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Vesper, the maker of piezoelectric sensors used in microphone production and winner of CES Innovation Award 2018 raised a $ 23M Series B round. American Family Ventures led the investment with participation...

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Amazon and Microsoft executives showed off the Alexa and Cortana integration. Microsoft showed off the interplay between its Cortana digital assistant and Amazon’s Alexa at its Build developer...

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The IKEA Tradfri lights have expanded to include colors and wall-mounted flat lights. This week’s show finds me in Sweden pondering Alexa Blueprints, the Amazon Echo for kids and Amazon’s smart...

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Puresight Systems Pvt Ltd. is the exclusive distributor of iRobot products in India. In a move that makes it more convenient for Indian users to fulfil their home cleaning requirements, it has announced...

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Google was all over The Strip. Photo by Kevin Tofel. After walking an average of 10 miles a day at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, I realized I couldn’t walk 25 feet without seeing the same...

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Here’s a good news, (potentially) bad news story. First the good news: Even though it typically doesn’t provide sales numbers for its product lines, Amazon touted record purchases of Alexa-enabled...

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Amazon has launched a new set of tools to allow businesses to use its Alexa-driven smart speakers in offices and conference rooms. Alexa could be coming to a conference room near you soon. The artificial...